New construction partner at Clyde & Co


Clyde & Co has announced the appointment of Matthew Heywood as a partner in its Global Projects & Construction practice. Heywood will be based in the firm’s Dubai office, making him the sixth specialist construction partner in the firm’s market-leading construction practice in the Middle East.

Heywood previously led the Construction Disputes and Middle East group at Osborne Clark in London. Prior to that, he spent five years in Dubai with the construction group of another international law firm.

Heywood is a leading disputes lawyer with over 15 years of experience. He specialises in contentious construction, particularly complex cases with multiple parties. He advises clients across the Middle East on the resolution of disputes arising out of major infrastructure projects. He is also highly experienced in providing clients with project specific counsel and risk management advice throughout the project lifecycle, resulting in him being listed as a Notable Practitioner in Chambers & Partners.

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